Re: another unknown image


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Posted by Alec W. (204.183.95.254) on June 21, 2018 at 19:38:16:

In Reply to: another unknown image posted by William Ritger on June 21, 2018 at 17:25:33:

https://data.ukiyo-e.org/mfa/scaled/sc212892.jpg

It looks to be a reduced-size version of a Hiroshige II design depicting Ochanomizu, from the series "Famous Views of Edo" (Edo meisho zue), originally published in 1861:

https://www.mfa.org/collections/object/237781

That design was actually an adaptation of an 1853 Hiroshige design:

https://www.mfa.org/collections/object/237605

I see an online auction listing for a 3.75 x 2.5 inch version of this design that is said to be a 20th-century print published by Watanabe.


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